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About Us

Your dental care experience doesn’t have to be uncomfortable.

At In Path Dental, we proudly house a state-of-the-art facility and a knowledgeable, friendly team of professionals that strive to provide low-stress, gentle dental services tailored to your unique needs.

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Image of Doctor Maria Salome. Principal dentist and Chie Smile Officer.

Making dental care more inclusive and gentle, everyday

In Path Dental is a general dental practice that specializes in inclusive, gentle, and low-stress treatments.

We know everyone is different and has a different comfort level when it comes to dental care. That is why our treatments and protocols adapt to each individual’s needs without compromising excellence and safety.

Inclusion means providing special care to everyone. From individuals to families, seniors, and those with special needs requirements. Our team and facility are ready to provide the dental care you need and deserve.

Making dental care more accessible through sensory design

Our clinic has a sensorial design to create a calm, peaceful and bright atmosphere for everyone, including patients within the autism spectrum, as well as those with different developmental and physical abilities.

Each one of the 5 unique rooms is designed to reduce triggering stimuli and stress levels and is equipped with the most advanced high-tech equipment for all types of dental treatments.

You will always feel at ease before, during, and after your appointment at In Path Dental, no matter your condition.

Services at In Path Dental

General Dentistry

From teeth cleaning to check-ups, to consultations, we provide gentle dental care for everyone.

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Special Care Dentistry

Accessible dental care for those of varying abilities or special needs is at the heart of what we do.

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Cosmetic Dentistry

Get ready to say ”cheese!” with our experienced staff who are here to help you look and feel your best.

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Additional Services

We also take care of everything else.

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What do we offer?

General Dentistry

Gentle dental care for everyone.

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Special Care Dentistry

Accessible dental care for those with special needs.

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Cosmetic Dentistry

Get ready to be saying cheeeese.

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Additional Services

We also take care of everything else.

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Professional excellence, safety, and friendliness are at the core of our operations.

Everything from booking your appointment to follow-up care after procedures aligns with these three pillars.

A patient-centred, comprehensive, and multidisciplinary approach to dental care is the foundation of our team.

Each member of our dental team has the necessary skills and competencies to provide safe, professional, comfortable, and friendly services. Your dental appointments are always conducted with the utmost care, as we take the time to understand the context of each of our patients and their unique situation.

We are welcoming new patients.

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Meet Dr. Salome

Image of Doctor Maria Salome. Principal dentist and Chie Smile Officer.

Dr. Salome treats patients from the age of 1 to 100 and has an extensive background in General Dentistry, Pediatric Dentistry, Special Care Dentistry (Special Needs Care, Senior Care and Anxiety), Hospital Dentistry, Palliative Dentistry, Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, General Anesthesia, Sedation, Prosthodontics, Laser Surgery, Restorative Dentistry, Periodontics, Endodontics, Invisalign and Clear Aligners.

Dr. Salome is also part of accredited associations and organizations across Canada, the United States, Brazil and Argentina:

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Contact Us

Address:
1744 Lakeshore Rd W Unit 2 • Mississauga, ON • L5J 4N8

Phone:
(905) 855-9111

Email:
smile@inpathdental.com

Fax:
(905) 855-0777

Frequently Asked Questions

Is cosmetic dentistry expensive?

At In Path Dental, we create dental treatment plans according to your needs with different treatment options to ensure our patients are able to receive the services they need for the smile they want.

Why should I choose professional teeth whitening over the kits from the store?

Bleaching kits sold in stores stay on your teeth longer than toothpaste and contain stronger "bleach". These store-bought products do not come with the added safety of having your dentist monitoring any side effects. Vital bleaching, also called whitening, may be carried out in the dental office or the dentist may instruct the patient on how to do the bleaching at home. Products used by dentists are approved by the Canadian Dental Regulators, so they produce the best results and are safe. Dentists are trained to provide a costume treatment according to your needs. Also spot and treat the side effects that patients sometimes report during bleaching.

What are the benefits of cosmetic dentistry?

The benefits of cosmetic dentistry services can be more than just a better smile. A cosmetic dentist can make corrections in your mouth which reduce pain and discomfort, which allow proper development of teeth, and which can help restructure your mouth after an injury. Cosmetic dentistry helps to improve the functionality of your teeth and mouth and also can do wonders in improving your self-confidence. For more information about how to improve your smile please call In Path Dental.

What is the difference between general dentistry and cosmetic dentistry?

Cosmetic dentistry combines both art and science to give you a healthy, aesthetic, flawless smile. While general dentistry is aimed at maintaining the health of your teeth and gums, cosmetic dentistry provides comprehensive treatment options that improve and preserve the way your smile looks and feels.

How poor oral health can affect overall health in Seniors and Special needs patients?

Poor oral health may increase the number of harmful bacteria found in the mouth, which may release toxins into the blood that can damage heart tissue or develop lung infections such as pneumonia, especially for seniors who have a hard time swallowing. Poor oral health can also lead to cases of severe gum disease and loss of teeth. Gum disease may also make it harder for people with diabetes to control their blood sugar levels. Gum disease may increase the risk of heart attack and stroke.

Why is dental care important before, during and after Pregnancy?

It is important for you to take good care of your teeth and gums before, while and after you are pregnant. Pregnancy causes hormonal changes that boost the risk of developing gum disease which, in turn, can affect the health of your developing baby. We may recommend more frequent professional cleanings during your second or early third trimester to help reduce the chance of developing gingivitis (gum disease). Poor oral health has the risk of developing periodontitis (infection of bone holding the teeth in place). This type of infection has been associated with poor pregnancy outcomes such as delivering a preterm baby and a low birth weight. To learn more about how to protect your and your baby's health before, during and after the pregnancy please contact In Path Dental.

What is Nursing Bottle Syndrome?

Also known as baby bottle tooth decay or nursing caries, nursing bottle syndrome can result when a baby constantly takes in milk, formula, breast milk, fruit juice or sugar water, just about any liquid containing sugar. For example, sleeping throughout the night with a bottle of liquid containing formula or breast milk, increases the baby’s likelihood for developing caries. Milk has lactose, which is a type of sugar that during time transforms in acid remaining on the teeth that may encourage growth of bacteria that can cause tooth decay, an abscessed tooth or infection that may spread to other areas of the body.

What is the best way to prepare your child for the first dental appointment?

To prevent meltdowns and tantrums, we recommend that parents schedule their toddler’s first dentist visit in the morning. This is because children are typically at their best earlier in the day, so they are less likely to become upset and overwhelmed during their first pediatric dental visit if they are rested and alert. We also recommend that you become their role model at home with your oral hygiene habits and the day of the appointment. Make the first appointment a happy and adventurous visit, a fun event. Incorporate the dentist and oral hygiene into a playtime with books, videos, music and toys. Also we recommend staying calm, explaining in simple terms what is going to happen and avoid bribery with food, especially sugary treats because it will turn into a bad habit.

Do special needs patients have certain dental needs?

Often, special needs patients do have special dental needs. Some special needs patients might be more prone to tooth decay due to having some type of oral trauma, problems brushing their teeth, or through taking medication. It is important to have regular dental visits with the dentist to keep on top of any issues.

Why is it important to have regular dental cleanings and dental examinations?

Having regular dental exams helps your dentist catch problems early, when they’re much easier, less painful and less expensive to treat. Many dental diseases will not show symptoms or cause pain in the early stages. By the time you are experiencing pain or swelling, the disease has already progressed. How often you should have a dental exam depends on many different things including your unique oral health needs, your general health and lifestyle factors.

Why is Diagnostic Imaging important in a complete oral exam?

Radiographic, or X-ray, examinations provide your dentist with an important tool that shows the condition of your teeth, its roots, jaw placement and the overall composition of your facial bones. X-rays can help your dentist determine the presence or degree of periodontal (gum) disease, abscesses and many abnormal growths, such as cysts and tumors. X-rays also can show the exact location of impacted and unerupted teeth.They can pinpoint the location of cavities and other signs of disease that may not be possible to detect through a visual examination.

What is Periodontal Disease?

Gum disease, or periodontal disease is a chronic inflammation and infection of the gums and surrounding tissue. Seven out of 10 Canadians will develop gum disease at some time in their lives. It is the most common dental problem, and it can progress quite painlessly until you have a real problem. That is why it is so important to prevent gum disease before it becomes serious. Periodontal diseases include gingivitis and periodontitis.

What is Oral Cancer Screening and Velscope technology?

The VELscope System is a revolutionary hand-held device to use an adjunctive mucosal examination system for the early detection of abnormal tissue. Centers on a wireless, handheld scope that uses natural tissue fluorescence to enhance the way clinicians visualize oral mucosal abnormalities that might not be apparent or even visible to the naked eye.

Why can diagnostic tools such as CariVu help?

CariVu detect dental caries at the earliest stage before they progress further.CariVu uses transillumination technology that makes the enamel appear transparent while porous lesions absorb the light and detect caries. Uses non-ionization radiation that finds cavities beneath the tooth’s surface which is ideal for children, pregnant women, and patients who are X-ray averse. It is a great tool to help diagnosing caries but also it is important to say that it can not give the dentist the complete information the regular x-ray can provide as also we need as clinicians to diagnose what is also happening inside the bone.